Organizing Your Story: Index Card Method

Organizing Your Story: Index Card Method

Sometimes I just have to get off my computer and use visual and tangible tools to get my brain organized. If you're anything like me, you have about 50 different drafts (all saved as "FinalFinalDraft27.ForRealThisTime-4"). Your characters have been running amok, and your spreadsheets of details are about 31% complete because you keep getting caught [...]

The World of Bookstagram I Never Knew!

The World of Bookstagram I Never Knew!

Back when I signed my publishing contract, I had NEVER heard of Bookstagram! Honestly, the only reason I even stumbled upon it is because the Instagram algorithm is scary good and figured out that I would like (love) it! If you're unfamiliar, it is a WHOLE WORLD of book love. It is instagrammers whose main [...]

“How did you find a publisher?”

“How did you find a publisher?”

5 Crucial Publishing Tips for Beginners The first question I get when friends, family, and fellow writers find out I signed a publishing contract is always, “What’s it about?” (Read the synopsis here)  Once I fumble through my elevator pitch, the follow up almost always comes. “How did you find a publisher?” “How did this [...]